Over the last several weeks, John Gaburick and Dixie Carter have been going down their list and signing performers to new contracts. The latest person to close a deal is Rockstar Spud. He is now signed with TNA for at least another year. Spud is rather happy with the role that he has been given in the company. He was initially brought on board as comedy relief, but management kept their promise about turning him into an actual wrestler.
March 12, 2015
In case you missed the last few episodes of Impact Wrestling, Kurt Angle defeated Bobby Roode and Eric Young to become the top contender for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship that is currently held by Bobby Lashley. Reports have surfaced that management was instructed to push the Olympic gold medalist because having a real American hero would be great for a the theme that Destination America has been trying to push for themselves.
March 11, 2015
During the latest episode of his podcast interview, Vince Russo went off on a tangent about how TNA has been treating their veteran performers. His main source of discord is that management does not show loyalty towards their long tenured performers. He specifically listed AJ Styles, Bully Ray and Velvet Sky as three examples. Russo stated that the company might be saving money by letting them go, but they are losing on potential revenue.
February 6, 2015
As many of you already know, TNA has been signing quite a bit of wrestlers to contracts since securing their television deal with Destination America. Near the top of their priority list is Bully Ray. The company reportedly wants him back because they feel that he is one of the better performers in the industry. However, that could be a problem since the former world heavyweight champion is said to have some resentment towards management.
January 3, 2015